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Extremists at Refuge Face Felony Charges

Eric Mink | Posted 02.04.2017 | Politics
Eric Mink

The occupation continues, albeit sputtering, after the arrests last week of several of its leaders, including a principal organizer, Ammon Bundy of Nevada, and the shooting death of one occupier by Oregon State Police officers during a roadside confrontation.

Over 350 Child Soldiers In Central African Republic Released From Captors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact

Peace talks between governing bodies, aid organizations and armed groups in Central African Republic have led to a historic number of children being f...

Bundy Ranch Standoff Emboldens Militia Groups

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

By Jonathan Allen April 17 (Reuters) - Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester a...

Militias On The Rise: Armed Groups Feeding Off Politics

Reuters | James B. Kelleher and Ed Stoddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States is one of the few Western democratic countries that permit independent militias. Their rapid growth coincides with a sharp rise in p...

The Resurgence of the Militia Movement

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abraham H. Foxman

The most fitting way to honor the victims of Oklahoma City, and to make sure that their sacrifices were not in vain, is to ensure that no new McVeigh is able to emerge from the shadows to wreak destruction and sorrow.

Scott Roeder: Latest Guy With a Gun Who Made the Rules

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

"The guys with the guns make the rules" was the rallying cry Wayne LaPierre of the NRA offered attendees at this year's CPAC convention.

McCain/Palin's Militia Politics

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

What is truly dangerous is how the garbage spewed out by the McCain/Palin campaign is such ideal fodder for the paranoia that was the meat-and-potatoes of the militia movement.